Gurpreet Singh

Extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1990 and December 31, 1994

Male, age 25

Demographics

Education

College degree

Married

Yes

Children

1

Religion

Sikh

Caste

Jat


Photo of Gurpreet Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between May 1, 1990 and December 31,  1994Punjab Police

Abduction

Prior detentions

No

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, between January 24, 1989 and January 26, 1989

Place of abduction

Roadside

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No

Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming

Extrajudicial Execution between May 1, 1990 and December 31, 1994

Additional data forthcoming

Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming

Militancy Involvement

Combatant

Yes

Reason(s) for joining militancy

1984 Indian Army attack on the Harmandir Sahib; Persecution (i.e. arbitrary arrest, torture, self-defense)

Related Incidents

Forthcoming

Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Punjab Police, from Ludhiana, Ludhiana CIA Staff

Response by officials

No Response

Legal remedies pursued

No, Afraid of retaliation, Believed it would have been ineffective, Insufficient funds

Impact on family

Family abandoned home

Remedies desired from government

Public acknowledgement of wrongful deaths; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims

Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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